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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTASA & SAANZ Joint conference 2007 (Public on Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons)
EditorsB Curtis, S Matthewman, T McIntosh
Place of PublicationNew Zealand
PublisherThe Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
Pages1 - 6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9782868691145
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventAustralian Sociological Association Annual Conference 2007: Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 4 Dec 20077 Dec 2007


ConferenceAustralian Sociological Association Annual Conference 2007
Abbreviated titleTASA 2007
Country/TerritoryNew Zealand
Other2007 TASA Conference
TASA / SAANZ Joint Conference 2007 – December 4 – 7
Theme: Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons.

Keynote speakers: Professor Barry Smart (University of Portsmouth) and Professor Michael Burawoy (University of California, Berkeley). Professor Burawoy is also President of the American Sociological Association.

Professor Smart will speak on “Confronting the Consequences of Consumption – A Critical View of Consumer Society”. Click here to visit his webpage.

Professor Burawoy will discuss “Professional Issues for Sociologists of Doing Public Sociology”. His webpage is:

Professor Maureen Baker (University of Auckland) is organising the Women’s Breakfast. If you are interested in attending or finding out more about the Women’s Breakfast please contact Professor Maureen Baker:

Refereed Proceedings of the TASA 2007
Auckland, New Zealand, 4-7 December 2007
Curtis, B., Matthewman, S. and McIntosh, T. (eds.), Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons: TASA/SAANZ 2007
ISBN: 978-2-86869-114-5
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